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    On anniversary of bloodshed, Myanmar army chief vows to “annihilate” opponents

    Days after human rights groups published an extensive report accusing Myanmar’s junta chief of targeting unarmed protestors, the Burmese chief vowed today to “annihilate” opponents of the junta. Today is the anniversary of Myanmar’s most violent crackdown on pro-democracy protests. The army chief, Min Aung Hlaing, said the military will “no longer negotiate… and annihilate until the end” groups fighting…

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    Karen soldiers from Myanmar clash with Burmese army on Thai border

    Soldiers from the Karen National Union and People’s Defense Force attacked the Burmese army with mortar guns and grenade launchers in Palu village in Myanmar on the Thai-Burmese border yesterday. A reporter for Nation Thailand said the Burmese army fired back with their own mortar guns, and called for backup help from a helicopter dispatched to shoot at the enemy…

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    Thailand Top Stories | Emergency decree extended, Quarantine waved | September 28

    Caitlin gives us a covid update as well as all the morning headlines across Thailand and regional headlines around Asia: Mandatory quarantine for vaccinated arrivals reduced, Curfew in dark red provinces reduced by an hour, Myanmar military reported launches air strikes and Typhoon to enter Philippines territory.

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    More bitter clashes yesterday in Myanmar with the toll rising to 618

    “618 Burmese civilians, including 48 children, have been killed by the army and their security forces since the February 1 coup.” The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners reports that Burmese soldiers have killed 80 civilian protesters near Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city. Myanmar Now reports the number as 82… “The junta’s armed forces crushed a key protest stronghold in Bago’s Ma…

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    10 rebel groups in Myanmar throw their support behind anti-coup protesters | VIDEO

    Myanmar’s most prominent ethnic and political rebel groups are throwing their support behind the country’s anti-coup protesters. Yesterday, 10 of the groups convened a conference call to discuss the military leaders killing protesters and citizens. Nearly 600 Burmese citizens have now been killed in the violent crackdown that started after the February 1 coup that ousted the government of Aung…

  • Thailand

    Thailand’s army refutes claims it’s supplying rice to Burmese soldiers

    Thailand’s Army claims it has not been providing rice supplies for the Burmese army during their bloody crackdown on citizens since the February 1 coup. Instead, the Royal Thai Army maintain that the rice supplies are just ‘normal trade’. Since February 1. when the Burmese generals seized power from the elected government under Aung San Suu Kyi, an estimated 250…

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    Deserters from Burmese military confirm Rohingya massacres

    2 army deserters from Myanmar have testified on video to the ritual slaughter of the country’s Rohingya Muslims, by order of the nation’s military – the Tatmadaw. 33 year old Myo Win Tun and 30 year old Zaw Naing Tun, are now believed to be in the custody of the International Criminal Court in the Netherlands, after fleeing to Myanmar’s…

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    Washington says Myanmar may be stocking chemical weapons

    PHOTO: Reuters Myanmar is ignoring a convention banning chemical weapons and may have a stockpile left over from the 1980s… this claim coming out of Washington. A senior US State Department official told the annual meeting of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons that Myanmar may still have weapons at a “historic” facility where mustard gas was once…